Fans & Finery

You can bid in the room, leave commission bids, book a telephone line, or access the auction via one of five online bidding platforms. Auction begins 1pm. During viewing Mary Cooper, Consultant at Kinghams, will be hosting a fan exhibition from a private collection spanning the period of the 17th to 20th Century. This will include painted, printed and feather examples, some reflecting historical events, others relating to fashion and society. All are rare examples and illustrate the change in subject, size and materials used throughout the centuries. Admission is free to all.

Thursday 21st October

Viewing Times:

Tuesday 19 October, 10.00am-5.00pm

Wednesday 20 October, 10.00am-5.00pm

Thursday 21 October, 10.00am until start of sale at 1.00pm

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  • Lot Number: 1

    An elegant mid-18th century bone fan, the monture carved ...

    Sold for: £80

  • Lot Number: 2

    An 18th century extended fan leaf mounted on wood, a Fren...

    Estimate: £200 - £300

  • Lot Number: 3

    The Lady's Adviser, Physician and Moralist: or Half an Ho...

    Sold for: £550

  • Lot Number: 4

    Vive La Bagatelle, an original 18th century unframed and ...

    Sold for: £140

  • Lot Number: 5

    An 18th century extended fan leaf mounted on wood, showin...

    Estimate: £200 - £300

  • Lot Number: 6

    A mid to late 18th century decoup? fan, the paper leaf mo...

    Sold for: £160

  • Lot Number: 7

    A vibrantly painted gorge section of an 18th century ivor...

    Sold for: £80

  • Lot Number: 8

    Moses striking the Rock: An 18th century vellum fan, the ...

    Estimate: £300 - £500

  • Lot Number: 9

    A French revolutionary period hand coloured fan entitled ...

    Sold for: £170

  • Lot Number: 10

    A final quarter 18th century Mother of Pearl fan, the mon...

    Sold for: £280

  • Lot Number: 11

    A slender 18th century fan with Mother of Pearl monture, ...

    Estimate: £80 - £120

  • Lot Number: 12

    Damaged 18th/19th/ and 20th c fans and parts for repairs,...

    Sold for: £130

  • Lot Number: 13

    A late 18th century Conundrum fan, dated 1791, the simple...

    Sold for: £300

  • Lot Number: 14

    A slender 18th century ivory fan with sea green silk leaf...

    Estimate: £200 - £400

  • Lot Number: 15

    The Peninsular war: El 10 de Marzo de 1808, an original, ...

    Estimate: £200 - £300

  • Lot Number: 16

    A small c 1820?s printed fan, the double paper leaf mount...

    Sold for: £130

  • Lot Number: 17

    Military fans: Two fans produced in France, both with sim...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 18

    An unmounted and unused fan leaf on a Military theme, muc...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 19

    The Death of Adonis/ Madrid Esposicion Agricultura 1867: ...

    Sold for: £350

  • Lot Number: 20

    Chemin de Croix: Seldom found on the market, a small pres...

    Sold for: £280

  • Lot Number: 21

    An 1880?s bone autograph fan, the monture lightly incised...

    Sold for: £110

  • Lot Number: 22

    An unusual shaped 19th century cockade fan, the guards pa...

    Sold for: £130

  • Lot Number: 23

    A 19th century Jenny Lind or Palmette fan, the bone montu...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 24

    A very late 19th century wood bris? autograph fan, painte...

    Estimate: £70 - £120

  • Lot Number: 25

    A mid-19th century white Mother of Pearl fan, the sticks ...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 26

    A bone fan circa 1860?s, the monture carved, pierced and ...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 27

    A c 1870?s fan with bone monture and fabric leaf printed ...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 28

    Two c 1860?s white mother of pearl fans, the first with g...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 29

    A last quarter 19th century painted fan, the double silk ...

    Sold for: £220

  • Lot Number: 30

    A An elegant circa 1880?s tortoiseshell bris? fan with go...

    Sold for: £150

  • Lot Number: 31

    A good very pale pink Mother of Pearl fan c 1890?s, the d...

    Sold for: £450

  • Lot Number: 32

    A coastal scene signed F?lix Fournery dated 1902, showing...

    Sold for: £130

  • Lot Number: 33

    A last quarter 19th century white Mother of Pearl fan, gi...

    Sold for: £150

  • Lot Number: 34

    Four early 19th century horn bris? fans, all with barrel ...

    Sold for: £200

  • Lot Number: 35

    An early 19th century European ivory bris? fan, very fine...

    Sold for: £300

  • Lot Number: 36

    Four early 19th century bris? fans, to include a tortoise...

    Estimate: £120 - £180

  • Lot Number: 37

    A simple tortoiseshell bris? fan, the guards and sticks w...

    Sold for: £110

  • Lot Number: 38

    Billotey: A fine 19th century, 1885 ? 1900, fan, delicate...

    Sold for: £550

  • Lot Number: 39

    An unusual early 19th century shaped horn bris? with barr...

    Estimate: £150 - £250

  • Lot Number: 40

    A very decorative fan c 1900 ? 1910, the shiny pale pink ...

    Sold for: £100

  • Lot Number: 41

    A fine circa 1820?s pale horn bris? fan, carved and pierc...

    Sold for: £450

  • Lot Number: 42

    A circa 1820?s horn 4-way bris? fan, barrel rivet, the st...

    Sold for: £600

  • Lot Number: 43

    A sturdy circa 1880?s tortoiseshell bris? fan, quite dark...

    Sold for: £150

  • Lot Number: 44

    A fine circa 1820?s pale horn bris? fan, carved and pierc...

    Sold for: £280

  • Lot Number: 45

    An early 19th century Peau d?ane or cream card Italianate...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 46

    An early 19th century carved and pierced ivory bris? fan ...

    Sold for: £320

  • Lot Number: 47

    An early 19th century carved horn bris? fan, barrel rivet...

    Sold for: £45

  • Lot Number: 48

    A very large tortoiseshell bris? fan, the tips of the 19 ...

    Sold for: £180

  • Lot Number: 49

    The Charles and Diana Marriage fan, limited edition numbe...

    Sold for: £650

  • Lot Number: 50

    A third quarter 19th century black Chantilly lace fan, th...

    Sold for: £300

  • Lot Number: 51

    A c 1870?s black lace fan mounted on Mother of Pearl dyed...

    Estimate: £200 - £300

  • Lot Number: 52

    A large Brussels Mixed lace fan c 1890?s, the leaf mounte...

    Estimate: £150 - £250

  • Lot Number: 53

    A bone fan, late 19th century/early 20th century, the mon...

    Sold for: £45

  • Lot Number: 54

    Four lace fans, dating from the 1880?s to the 1920?s, to ...

    Sold for: £150

  • Lot Number: 55

    A large Mixed Brussels lace fan, the monture of white mot...

    Sold for: £180

  • Lot Number: 56

    A first quarter 19th century Carrickmacross needle lace f...

    Estimate: £150 - £250

  • Lot Number: 57

    A third quarter 19th century black Chantilly lace fan, th...

    Sold for: £140

  • Lot Number: 58

    A late 19th century Brussels Point de Gaze needle lace fa...

    Sold for: £350

  • Lot Number: 59

    An exquisite, large, Brussels Point de Gaze needle lace f...

    Sold for: £1100

  • Lot Number: 60

    Circa 1900 to 1915, an unusual lace fan in fontange form,...

    Sold for: £400

  • Lot Number: 61

    A large late 19th century Brussels bobbin lace fan, the m...

    Sold for: £250

  • Lot Number: 62

    A c 1870/80?s wood fan, the monture painted gold, carved ...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 63

    Three large wood fans from the 1890?s, the first with sim...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 64

    A large late 19th century Brussels lace fan, the plain mo...

    Sold for: £280

  • Lot Number: 65

    Two machine lace fans, the first a large wood fan with ca...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 66

    A second half 19th century Mother of Pearl fan, the montu...

    Sold for: £140

  • Lot Number: 67

    Three large fans c 1890 ? 1900, the first with red glazed...

    Estimate: £60 - £90

  • Lot Number: 68

    Three large pictorial fans from the 1890?s, the first pri...

    Sold for: £120

  • Lot Number: 69

    Two fans, the first with tortoiseshell monture, last quar...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 70

    A horn fan c 1900, the monture lightly incised and gilded...

    Sold for: £45

  • Lot Number: 71

    A large c 1890?s black gauze fan embroidered with shiny s...

    Sold for: £100

  • Lot Number: 72

    Cherubs in flight and birds: a black gauze leaf further d...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 73

    An early 20th century pink mother of pearl fan, the black...

    Sold for: £70

  • Lot Number: 74

    Circa 1890?s, a large decorative wood fan, the gorge plai...

    Sold for: £200

  • Lot Number: 75

    Three fans, a late 19th century black gauze fan, leaf unu...

    Sold for: £30

  • Lot Number: 76

    Three 19th and 20th century feather fans, a tortoiseshell...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 77

    Four fans, an early 20th century red gauze fan of fontang...

    Sold for: £40

  • Lot Number: 78

    Three French fans, the first marked on the left for the f...

    Sold for: £120

  • Lot Number: 79

    Three large last quarter 19th century fans, the first dat...

    Estimate: £80 - £120

  • Lot Number: 80

    Two 19th century fans showing hunting scenes, the first m...

    Sold for: £70

  • Lot Number: 81

    Three fans, the first a c 1870/80?s white Mother of Pearl...

    Sold for: £300

  • Lot Number: 82

    Two Large Late 19th Century Fans, the first, with pink Mo...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 83

    An early 20th century bone fan, lightly pierced and gilde...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 84

    A circa 1880?s Mother of Pearl fan with double black silk...

    Sold for: £150

  • Lot Number: 85

    Three decorative fans from 1900 to the 1920?s, including ...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 86

    A c 1830?s bone and Mother of Pearl fan, the upper guards...

    Sold for: £80

  • Lot Number: 87

    Two mid-19th century bone fans, both lithographed, the fi...

    Estimate: £80 - £120

  • Lot Number: 88

    Four decorative fans from the second half of the 19th cen...

    Sold for: £100

  • Lot Number: 89

    A Jenny Lind or Palmette fan, the wood monture painted in...

    Sold for: £80

  • Lot Number: 90

    Two 1890?s summer fans, the first with an embroidered net...

    Sold for: £80

  • Lot Number: 91

    Two early 20th century fans of ballon form, the first wit...

    Sold for: £40

  • Lot Number: 92

    A black mourning fan, 1890?s with ebony monture applied w...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 93

    A very unusual 19th tortoiseshell fan c 1870?s with purpl...

    Sold for: £500

  • Lot Number: 94

    A small Art Nouveau fan of fontange form, the monture of ...

    Sold for: £600

  • Lot Number: 95

    A small paper fan, the leaf in gold, blue and pastels, a ...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 96

    Glazed fan shaped frames, to include one for an unmounted...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 97

    Seven serviceable, empty, 19th century fan boxes, to incl...

    Sold for: £80

  • Lot Number: 98

    A large rectangular box, the lid covered in red Chinese s...

    Sold for: £15

  • Lot Number: 99

    Four glazed fan cases, in different sizes, three of recta...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 100

    Two early 20th century advertising fans, the first in bal...

    Sold for: £45

  • Lot Number: 101

    A Toole?s theatre catalogue in the shape of a fixed fan, ...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 102

    ?La brise?, a pocket mechanical fan with British Trademar...

    Sold for: £200

  • Lot Number: 103

    Four early 20th century French printed paper advertising ...

    Sold for: £30

  • Lot Number: 104

    Four advertising fans, French, early 20th century, to inc...

    Sold for: £40

  • Lot Number: 105

    Five celluloid bris? fans for a young girl, varying sizes...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 106

    Three early 20th century French advertising fans of ballo...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 107

    A 19th century Trick fan or ??ventail surprise?, with six...

    Sold for: £160

  • Lot Number: 108

    An original, unframed, unmounted and unfinished project f...

    Estimate: £40 - £60

  • Lot Number: 109

    Three fans by modern fan makers, 20th century, two by the...

    Sold for: £80

  • Lot Number: 110

    A Scarce fan for the perfumer Eugene Rimmel London Paris,...

    Estimate: £40 - £70

  • Lot Number: 111

    The Grafton Fur Company, a large late 19th century fan wi...

    Sold for: £120

  • Lot Number: 112

    A large paper advertising fan for 1893, issued by the Duf...

    Sold for: £110

  • Lot Number: 113

    A large late 19th century fan showing Austrian royalty, t...

    Sold for: £220

  • Lot Number: 114

    Three novelty fans, the first with the 17th century motto...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 115

    A Chimney or Table fan, with label underneath for ?Day?s ...

    Estimate: £40 - £60

  • Lot Number: 116

    A vibrant red feather fan early 20th century, in shades o...

    Sold for: £220

  • Lot Number: 117

    Two fixed hand fans or face screens, the circular panels ...

    Estimate: £120 - £200

  • Lot Number: 118

    A shaped feather fixed fan or screen, a mix of brown and ...

    Sold for: £30

  • Lot Number: 119

    Two large late 19th century female ostrich feather fans, ...

    Sold for: £130

  • Lot Number: 120

    An elegant, small, Duvelleroy white feather fan, in the f...

    Sold for: £650

  • Lot Number: 121

    A c1880?s Duvelleroy feather fan, mounted on simulated bl...

    Sold for: £700

  • Lot Number: 122

    A large and showy asymmetrical tangerine feather fan, sha...

    Sold for: £160

  • Lot Number: 123

    A tortoiseshell and feather fan mounted in fontange form,...

    Sold for: £80

  • Lot Number: 124

    A large black ostrich feather fan, 1890 - 1900, the montu...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 125

    A vibrant ostrich feather fan in shades of red to pale pi...

    Sold for: £130

  • Lot Number: 126

    A large feather fan, early 20th century, salmon pink Ostr...

    Sold for: £60

  • Lot Number: 127

    A marquetry feather fan, 19th century, the leaf formed of...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 128

    A large 19th century fan, the pierced tan wood monture ap...

    Estimate: £100 - £200

  • Lot Number: 129

    Three Indonesian (Bali/Java) pierced water buffalo hide f...

    Estimate: £60 - £80

  • Lot Number: 130

    A brightly coloured 19th century crescent shaped Indian f...

    Sold for: £40

  • Lot Number: 131

    Indian Idyls: a trio of mid to late 19th century fans wit...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 132

    Two colourful Japanese paper fans, one showing a Geisha g...

    Sold for: £50

  • Lot Number: 133

    Two Japanese dance fans, both with wood montures which di...

    Sold for: £40

  • Lot Number: 134

    A Japanese fan, the monture a combination of plain black ...

    Estimate: £20 - £40

  • Lot Number: 135

    A 19th century dagger fan or tanto, the pointed steel bla...

    Sold for: £90

  • Lot Number: 136

    Japan: a telescopic Japanese fan, double paper leaf mount...

    Estimate: £60 - £100

  • Lot Number: 137

    A circa 1740's or slightly earlier Chinese painted ivory ...

    Sold for: £900

  • Lot Number: 138

    A Chinese map fan, showing a peninsula and islands, a com...

    Sold for: £550

  • Lot Number: 139

    Two large Chinese paper fans, both with lacquered and gol...

    Sold for: £40

  • Lot Number: 140

    A 19th century Chinese cockade fan, the deep purple, shap...

    Sold for: £70

  • Lot Number: 141

    A 19th century Chinese carved ivory bris? fan, Qing Dynas...

    Sold for: £320

  • Lot Number: 142

    Two very large decorative Chinese fans, late 19th century...

    Estimate: £60 - £90

  • Lot Number: 143

    China: A 19th century Chinese fixed feather, shaped hand ...

    Sold for: £30

  • Lot Number: 144

    Two fans depicting Eastern Courts: a large c 1880?s centu...

    Sold for: £170

  • Lot Number: 145

    A very unusual Chinese fan, late 18th century, the wood g...

    Sold for: £180

  • Lot Number: 146

    A rare silver lacquer early 19th c Chinese wood bris? fan...

    Sold for: £950

  • Lot Number: 147

    A Good Large Carved Tortoiseshell Chinese Fan, mid to lat...

    Sold for: £1600

  • Lot Number: 148

    Four mid-19th century, Qing Dynasty, Chinese feather fan...

    Estimate: £100 - £200

  • Lot Number: 149

    A 19th century, Qing Dynasty, black lacquered wood fan wi...

    Sold for: £280

  • Lot Number: 150

    A 19th century Qing Dynasty Chinese fan with carved sanda...

    Estimate: £150 - £250

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